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EFBC Dinner, April 24, 2019

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Longevity Fit360 

Thursday, April 25 | 10:30 – 11:30 AM | Fellowship Hall
For 65+ participants, this Christian faith and fitness ministry Body & Soul Fitness Class incorporates aerobic exercise for maintaining health, and resistance training, flexibility, and balance exercises to assist you in daily living. Led by ACE certified group fitness instructor Sarah Cochran, join us for a free demo class on Thursday, April 25 at 10:30 AM. Questions? Contact Sarah at 405-757-9093.

Wednesday Evenings for the Whole Family! 

Wednesday evenings begin with an EFBC Fellowship Meal at 4:45 PM in the Fellowship Hall and activities for the family from 6:00 to 7:00 PM. TOPICS are Adult Bible studies designed to provide relevant, practical answers to questions about God and the Christian life.

Jordan Feliz Coming to Edmond!

Jordan Feliz is coming to Edmond's First Baptist Church on Friday, April 26 with The Young Escape for The Changed Tour. Visit:

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ROOTED: Newcomers Seminar 

Therefore, as you received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in Him, rooted and built up in Him and established in the faith. 
Colossians 2:6-7.

Sunday, May 5 | 9:30 AM or 11:00 AM | Room 107 
Are you a new member or interested in belonging to Edmond’s First? Our new ROOTED Seminar is designed to help every new member in their journey to follow Jesus Christ. This seminar will help you understand church membership, provide an overview of church beliefs and baptism, includes a Q & A with Spiritual Formations Pastor, Bob Mayfield, and it will help you establish your spiritual roots. Participants will receive a four-week journal of daily devotions to help establish you in your faith.

Christ is Greater Sermon Series 

Sundays | 9:30 AM and 11:00 AM
Pastor Blake Gideon continues through the Book of Hebrews which transforms our understanding of Christ from abstract theology to intimate relationship. Through the series you will learn more about the power and worth of the sacrifice Christ offered by His own death. You will see the total sufficiency of Christ’s atonement for our sins. You will be comforted by the hope that comes from an intimate relationship with the great High Priest.

Edmond's First Baptist Church offers two Worship Services on Sunday mornings:

  • 9:30 AM Blended Service in the Worship Center
  • 11:00 AM Modern Service in Fellowship Hall.

Vacation Bible School

Monday, June 3 - Friday, June 7 | 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
For children completed kindergarten through completed 6th grade. Throw on your camera strap and buckle your seat belt. VBS 2019 takes you on a wild adventure - with elephants and egrets, polar bears and penguins, cockatoos and crocodiles. Register and purchase an optional t-shirt online:

Baptist Mission Center Project 

Wednesday, May 15 | 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM | Baptist Mission Center 
Everyone is welcome to serve at the Baptist Mission Center in Oklahoma City. They welcome any donations of personal care items plus men’s socks and underwear. Drop off donations at EFBC’s Church Office by Tuesday, April 16. For more information, contact Carl Schwab, 405-348-7835.

CrossTimber’s Summer Camp

For completed 3rd thru 6th grade, dates are Monday, June 17 - Thursday, June 20, 2019, and cost is $180 per camper. CrossTimbers provides a safe and child-friendly setting for a variety of recreational activities as well as opportunities for spiritual growth.


Falls Creek Summer Camp

For 7th - 12th grades, the dates are Monday, July 1 - Saturday, July 6, 2019, $150 per camper. This year’s theme for 2019 will be MYSTERY from Ephesians 6:19.


Men's Ministry

Tuesday Prayer Group
Begin your Tuesday mornings with other men at 6:00 AM in the Fellowship Hall. Bring a friend and enjoy fellowship, coffee and a BIG Breakfast (cost: $2.00) and hear from a guest speaker. 

May 13: FATHERson Bowling
For all ages, enjoy bowling and a cool devotional for boys on the second Monday of every month. $5.00 per family includes two games and shoe rental per person, including any friends you bring with you! Join us on Monday, April 8, 6:30 PM at Edmond’s AMF Boulevard Lanes. 

April 26-27: Falls Creek Rewired Conference
Join the men of EFBC. Emceed by Abraham Wright, the keynote speakers will be retired legendary football coach, Bobby Bowden; award winning head football coach, Tommy Bowden; David Burton from David Burton Ministries; and retired NFL defensive tackle, Tommie Harris. 

Women’s Ministry

Night of Prayer THIS WEDNESDAY: Join the efbcWOMEN’s Ministry Team and other ladies for a Night of Prayer.  The focus will be on prayer for our church, pastor, staff, church leaders, and more. Meet in the Worship Center at 6:00 PM. 

New TOPICS Bible Study: A new Bible study begins on Wednesday, May 1, 6:00 PM in Room 115. Led by the efbcWOMEN, we will study Kay Arthur’s “Lord Teach Me to Pray”. What you will learn will be yours for a lifetime, just as Jesus intended when He taught His disciples how to pray. 

Sewing Ministry: Join us on Monday, May 6, at 9:30 AM in Room 231 as we make children’s dresses for the EFBC Mission Team to take and share with the children in Brazil.

Student Worship Arts

Tuesdays | 4:15 PM – 5:10 PM | Choir Room
For 6th - 12th grades, Student Worship Arts is designed to train middle school and high school students in the area of music and worship. With training in vocal music, basic keyboarding, guitar, and music theory, our goal is to develop young men and women into the worship leaders and church musicians of the future. Join at any time.

Student Ministry

For 7th - 12th grade:

  • Class Wars are underway! Bring your Bibles, friends and wear your class colors
  • Student Leadership Meeting: Sunday, April 28, from 3:00 - 4:45 PM in the Student Life Center.
  • Senior Parent Meeting: Sunday, May 5, from 12:15 - 12:30 PM. Senior Sunday is May 19.

College Ministry 

Get connected with college students and professionals on Sundays at 9:30 AM in Room 206 (stop by a Welcome Desk in the Foyer or ask a greeter to help you find the room).

Happytimer’s Dinner 

Thursday, April 25 | 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM | Fellowship Hall
For Senior Adults, meet in the Fellowship Hall and bring your favorite dish (salad, meat, vegetable or dessert). Enjoy this wonderful time of fellowship and encouragement featuring “Building Bridges Between Generations”. EFBC’s children will present a program with music, Bible drill, Scripture memorization and will sit with HappyTimer’s to hear stories from when they were children. For more details, contact Jerry Miller, 405-473-6946.

Longevity Fit360 

Thursday, April 25 | 10:30 – 11:30 AM | Fellowship Hall 106
For 65+ participants, this Christian faith and fitness ministry Body & Soul Fitness Class incorporates aerobic exercise for maintaining health, and resistance training, flexibility, and balance exercises to assist you in daily living. Led by Sarah Cochran, join us for a free demo class.

Widows and Widowers Ministry

Thursday, May 16 | 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM | Fellowship Hall 
Join us for a kick off meeting and lunch. This ministry helps one another in Christ’s name to share laughter, wipe tears, ease fears, and use our God-given talents to better our community. Upcoming dates include: 

  • May 16
    Kick Off Meeting with Lunch provided
  • June 20
    Game Day and Pot Luck Lunch
  • August 8
    Ice Cream Social and Pot Luck Lunch
  • October 3
    Fall Theme and Pot Luck Lunch 
  • December 9
    Christmas Program and Pot Luck Lunch

Fellowship Meal

The First Family gathers in FELLOWSHIP HALL each Wednesday at 4:45 PM for a catered fellowship meal. Complimentary for first time guests.

Prices

  • Per Person$6.00
  • Maximum per family (adults and children residing together in the same household): $30.00

Additional Information

  • GUESTS: Your first meal is complimentary
  • CARRYOUT: Carryout meals will be available as long as food is available, from 5:30 PM - 5:45 PM, at regular prices.
  • PAYMENT: We accept cash and checks, no credit cards please.